If you’re into art, there’s a dope glass blowing competition show on Netflix called Blown Away.
In season 2, episode 4 (Force of Nature), the guest judge is the Executive Director of Pittsburgh Glass Center, Heather McElwee.
The amount of fuel it takes to run this machinery and furnaces can be excessive.Pittsburgh Glass Center has taken strides to reduce energy consumption in their studio.
At Pittsburgh Glass Center, they take all the waste heat from their furnaces and it heats their hot water in their building.They recycle as much as possible, with clear glass going back into the furnace to be used again - every little bit makes a difference.
Trailer here, sorry, you'll need a Netflix login to watch the episodes.